Travel Blogs from Paraty
I wish all our onward trips were as easy as the last one from Trindade to Paraty! Just half an hour on the local bus and we were there. We'd pre-booked our room at Villaggio which is really handily located just 2 minutes from the bus station, down a nice quiet road that runs parallel with the main street. The breakfasts are really good (how is it …
... name emblazoned on the white paneling came to a halt in the parking area. I scuttled over with my bags and motioned to the driver to check his list of pick ups. my name was not there? I went back to my bus stop seat to retrieve my dossier and as the driver began to pull away with its occupants I yelled for him to stop. I showed him some papers and gestured for him to phone the company ,which he duly did and after shouting my name down the speaker ...
... Now this is something I would normally be very reluctant to do, I don't like water, I don't like swimming ( like a cat, I can swim, it's just not my bag, and we pull similar faces when we get in water, and when we get out) but, I had promised my sister, and myself that I would say yes to every opportunity, so by jove, I only went a did it!!! I realise that this isn't a very big deal to most, but I'm scared of water, especially if you can't see the bottom and I ...
... is frozen, crushed and served like ice cream. It tastes like a very rich cross between blueberry and blackcurrant (or like pot pourri, according to Hannah). This particular one was served with oats, honey and banana, and was one of the most delicious snacks I can remember having.
At dinner we sat ourselves at a pizzeria in the main square, next to the local church during Sunday Mass. It felt like the entire town was in the ...
... to the left, and the city slowly creeping in around us. We’re watching kites fly above rooftops, small diamonds making little ‘U’s in the sky like they’re shaking hands with clouds. The kids that can’t afford or build kites use plastic bags on string effectively enough. We can feel the undertow, dragging us in. We have been playing with the idea of going to Salvador for Carnaval, but the charm of Rio is already enticing. We will let you know how it goes.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
TravelPod Member ReviewsPousada Villaggio Paraty
Wonderful oasis! Lovely spacious, clean rooms, amazing breakfast, helpful staff and the bonus of a small pool too.
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